Frederick P. Morgeson is a Professor of Management at the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Purdue University.
Dr. Morgeson teaches and does research in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior. His research has focused on four distinct areas. First, he has a continuing interest in leadership, particularly with respect to the role of leadership in self-managing teams and the nature of the relationship between leaders and followers. Second, Dr. Morgeson has examined fundamental questions about the nature of work, which includes how work is structured and how people perceive their work. These issues have been explored in a series of studies in the job analysis, work design, and work teams areas. Third, he has studied the effectiveness and consequences of different selection techniques. Fourth, Dr. Morgeson has explored issues of theory development and sought to produce integrative research in the substantive research areas noted above.
Dr. Morgeson has published his research in numerous top-tier Management and Psychology journals, co-authored the leading job analysis book (Job Analysis: Methods, Research, and Applications for Human Resource Management), authored or co-authored numerous book chapters, and presented his research at universities and conferences around the world. He is Editor of Personnel Psychology and the Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, is on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Review, and was elected to serve a five-year term as Executive Officer for the Academy of Management HR Division. He was formerly a member of the Academy of Management’s HR Division Executive Committee, Associate Editor of Personnel Psychology, a member of the SHRM Foundation Board of Directors, and has served on the editorial boards of the Annual Review of Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and the Journal of Management. Finally, Dr. Morgeson is a recipient of the American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology in Applied Psychology.
Prior to his academic career, Dr. Morgeson was a manager at a recording studio in the Detroit area. In addition, he has been involved in a variety of consulting and applied research projects for a number of organizations in the areas of job analysis, work design, recruiting, personnel selection, leadership development, compensation, and organizational assessment.